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has changed. >> expanding the debate. as president obama and mitt romney face off for the last time before the general election, we break the sound barrier by including third-party candidates jill stein and rocky anderson into the debate. >> republican and democratic parties may have some differences, but they have both morphed into a militarist, anti- democratic course that betrays the most basic and civil human- rights. >> democratic and republican establishments continue to inflict austerity on the american people while they continue squandering trillions of dollars on wars for oil, wall street bailouts, tax breaks for the wealthy, an enormous private health insurance waste. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney met for their third and final debate monday night before the general election two weeks from today. with the focus on foreign policy, both candidates shared wide agreement on issues including support for the israeli government, the with
in spain this year. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney continue to flood a handful of battleground states with less than two weeks to go before the november 6 election. on tuesday, obama campaign in florida before moving on to ohio, where he said romney is unworthy of voters' trust. >> foreign policy from the 1980's, before the cold war was over. his social policy is from the 1960's. and his economic policies are for the 1920's. he knows he cannot sell that, even though those are his positions. he is doing everything he can to hide his true position and tell us what he thinks you want to hear, then spent most of the time telling you what he thinks is wrong with america. joe biden just talked about that, talking about america. he is terrific at making presentations about stuff he thinks is wrong with america. but a sure cannot give you an answer about what will make it right. and that is not leadership you can trust. >> met romney campaigned in nevada, telling supporters that obama's campaign is losing steam. >> attacks on me are not an agenda. we have gone through f
president, he will inherit obama's secret kill list. how'd you think romney will handle this? are you comfortable with him having a kill list? >> i have no idea what you're talking about. >> obama has a secret kill list. >> i will be happy to answer any serious questions. >> the existence of the u.s. kill list has been publicly known for nearly two years and was the subject of a 6000-word exposÉ in the new york times earlier this year. at the same event, former white house press secretary and current obama campaign adviser robert gibbs was asked about the was killing of awlaki, the teenage son of anwar al- awlaki's. in response, gibbs blamed the elder awlaki for his son's assassination by u.s. drone. >> do you think the california son iski's 16-year-old justifiable? what i'm not going to get into his son. i know anwar awlaki renounced his citizenship. >> his son was still an american citizen. >> he did great harm to this country. he was a regional al qaeda commander hoping to inflict harm and destruction on people that share his religion and others in this country. >> that is an amer
, snowy. this was really convenient. >> campaigning in ohio, mitt romney predicted to supporters his election would mean an increase in workers' take-home pay. >> the president does not have a plan to get america working yet. with a five point plan that will get more jobs and more take-home pay and that is what america needs and that is why we are joined elected. >> as romney vowed to create jobs, workers at a freeport, illinois plant set for closure under ownership by his former company bain capital, staged a walkout thursday, one day after 14 people, including the reverend jesse jackson, were arrested. workers have staged an encampment called bainport across from the sensata technologies plant to protest plans to move the factory to china, ending 170 jobs. a federal appeals court has rejected the group plan. his challenge of a funding ban in taxes. texas has sought to cut payments to planned parenthood and exclude it from a government funded health program for low- income women because it also provides abortions. the texas program offers cancer and health screenings as well as birt
romney square off in boca raton, florida tonight for a third and final debate focusing on foreign policy. on the campaign trail in virginia, obama debuted a new dig at romney, saying his opponent's alleged wavering on political stances can be explained as a case of "romnesia." >> he keeps forgetting what his own positions are, and he is betting you will, too. i mean, he is changing up so much, backtracking and sidestepping. we have got a name -- we have gotten in this condition is going through. i think it is called romnesia. [applause] that is what is called. >> tonight, "democracy now!" will continue our expanding the debate series. we're here in california, and we will be broadcasting the presidential debate after bob schieffer asks his question and mitt romney and president obama each respond, we will stop the tape and we will get responses from green party presidential candidate jill stein and justice party presidential candidate rocky anderson. then we will go back to bunker town for the next set of questions. that is expanding the debates series as we continue to break the sound b
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